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04 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Are Pesticide Risk Assessments Biased?
US - A group of ecotoxicologists argue that the US Environmental Protection Agency's (USEPA) current practices for evaluating pesticide safety are inadequate and likely to result in decisions...
Crop Industry News from United States Rise of Women in Agriculture
US - New research suggests that more and more women are taking on leading roles in the agriculture industry....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed 11 cents at $3.52 1/2 Wednesday. Prices closed near the session low and hit a contract low today....
03 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3/4 cent at $3.64 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low today. ...
02 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Armyworm Concerns in Headed-Out Sorghum
US - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts warn grain sorghum producers they should now be ever more vigilant in scouting for armyworms in the coming weeks as the crop heads out....
Crop Industry News from United States Registor for AFIA's Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing Course
US - Registration is now open for AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing. The distance education program is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association and Kansas State University,...
01 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Barley Studied as a High-protein Fish Food
US - A process that improves the nutritional value of barley for use in fish feed has been developed by scientists at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Montana Microbial Products LLC...
29 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Up Thursday
US - December corn futures closed up 4 1/4 cents at $3.69 1/4 Thursday. Prices closed near the session high today on short covering in a bear market. Bears are still in firm overall technical...
Crop Industry News from United States I am Farmland Campaign at Farm Progress Show
US - US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA) is launching a new campaign entitled I am Farmland geared to help support the expanded distribution of Farmland, a new feature length documentary...
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Urges Administration to Finalise RFS Rule
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson urged the Administration to act quickly on finalising the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule and reiterated the importance of the RFS goals...
Crop Industry News from United States Weed Resistance: Concern Growing over Global Issue
ANALYSIS - Weed resistance is a growing issue around the globe. Aaron Hager, associate professor of weed science at the University of Illinois, shares global challenges that growers are facing...
28 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Steady on Wednesday
US - December corn futures closed steady at $3.65 Wednesday. Prices closed near the session high today. Not much new as the bears are in solid overall technical control....
Crop Industry News from United States Researchers Find Boron Facilitates Stem Cell Growth and Development in Corn
US - Boron deficiency is one of the most widespread causes of reduced crop yield. Missouri and the eastern half of the United States are plagued by boron deficient soil and, often, corn and soybean...
Crop Industry News from United States Georgia’s Corn Acreage Expected to Shrink
US – Some Georgia corn growers won’t cover costs this year if harvest yields meet US Department of Agriculture expectations....
Crop Industry News from United States New Guide Helps Farmers Control Pests, Diseases in Hops Fields
US - Farmers interested in learning in-depth information on how to protect their hops from weeds, diseases and insects can find information on integrated pest management in a new Purdue Extension...
27 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Tuesday
US - December corn futures closed down 2 3/4 cents at $3.64 1/2 Tuesday. Prices closed near mid-range and hit a two-week low today....
26 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Monday
US - December corn futures closed down 4 cents at $3.67 1/2 Monday. Prices closed near mid-range. It’s been a great growing season so far for the U.S. corn crop, with a record yield likely....
Crop Industry News from United States Looking for a Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of August 11, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed,...
22 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 1/4 cents at $3.69 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed near mid-range and saw tepid short covering in a bear market. The corn market bears are still in overall...
21 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Do Big Corn Crops Always Get Bigger?
US - The USDA's August Crop Production report forecast the 2014 U.S. average corn yield at 167.4 bushels per acre, writes Scott Irwin, Darrel Good, and John Newton....
20 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 3/4 cent at $3.72 1/4 Tuesday. ...
19 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Tones Across Grains
ANALYSIS - Focus this week is on the Pro-farmer Midwest corn and soybean crop tour, reports Jim Wyckoff. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.71 1/2 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session low after hitting a four-week high early on. ...
18 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Deere Announces US Layoffs
US - Deere & Company has announced it will reduce the size of its manufacturing workforce at some agricultural equipment factories in response to current market demand for its products. The action...
15 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Abundant Corn, Soybean Crops Expected
US - The federal government expects Indiana and the nation to grow bumper crops of corn and soybeans for the second consecutive year, adding to already adequate supplies but further holding down...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 1/4 cents at $3.73 3/4 Thursday....
14 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Cargill Sees Fall in Revenue and Earnings
US – US meat and agrifood business Cargill has seen a 19 per cent drop in its annual earnings and a 12 per cent fall in earnings for the fourth quarter of the year....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 1/4 cent at $3.69 1/4 Wednesday....
13 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Expert: Corn Ethanol Consumption Rising
US - With expectations of a record large US corn crop in 2014, market attention will soon shift to prospects for corn consumption. The market will follow a number of indicators of potential use...
Crop Industry News from United States Feed Industry Submits Comments on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance...
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